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T-man

[ tee-man ]

noun

, plural T-men.
  1. a special investigator of the Department of the Treasury.


T-man

noun

  1. a law-enforcement agent of the US Treasury


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Word History and Origins

Origin of T-man1

First recorded in 1935–40

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Example Sentences

Tamandua, t-man′dū-a, n. an arboreal ant-eater with prehensile tail.

Here, take t'letter wi' you, and then you'll have t'man's address—somewhere i' Beechgate.

I'm more afeard of a scar't man,—a real scar't man—nor a rattler.

He wuz a gre't man in dem days, I tell you dat, an' his house wuz chock full er all sorts er fine fixin's.

Aubrey tells us that he was "a handsome, well-shap't man, very good company, and of a very readie and pleasant smooth witt."

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